ARTICLES RELATING TO OMAR AL-BASHIR

Shots fired in Sudan ahead of crunch talks on ruling body

2019-05-15 22:15

At least eight people have been reported wounded by gunshots near a Khartoum sit-in , before crucial talks between military chiefs and protest leaders over a transitional governing body.

US urges Sudan military to seal deal with protesters

2019-05-09 21:14

The US has pressed Sudan's military leader to reach an agreement with protesters, who have threatened a disobedience campaign unless there is a transfer to civilian rule.

Sudan in transition: Protesters call to dismantle army influence

2019-05-07 21:41

On April 11, former President Omar al-Bashir lost the game of power to Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan. Watch this report

Sudanese protesters delay naming of civilian government

2019-04-26 07:25

The organisers of the protests that drove Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir from power are delaying their announcement of a transitional civilian government as they hold new negotiations with the ruling military council.

Sudan protesters to name civilian council, pressure military

2019-04-21 12:50

A leading organiser says Sudan's protest movement hopes to "exert more pressure" on the military by announcing the composition of a civilian transitional council on Sunday.

Currency chaos that toppled Sudan's al-Bashir holds lesson for autocrats

2019-04-12 12:00

One of the root causes of the 75-year-old’s downfall was his inability to manage a shortage of foreign exchange that sent inflation soaring and hammered living standards.

Coup 'not appropriate response' to Sudan's challenges: AU

2019-04-12 07:04

The African Union on Thursday criticised the military ouster of Sudan's veteran president Omar al-Bashir and called for calm and restraint.

Bouteflika, Bashir... will other strongmen fall?

2019-04-11 20:23

Strongmen in the Middle East and North Africa will be eyeing warily popular protests, fed by frustration with living standards and an elite perceived as corrupt, that helped push veteran Algerian president Abdelaziz Bouteflika and now Sudan's Omar al-Bashir from power.

Sudan frees detained editor who criticised ruler Bashir

2019-04-02 06:04

Sudanese newspaper reports that its chief editor has been freed after a month in detention for speaking out against President Omar al-Bashir's state of emergency declaration.

Sudan: Three decades under Bashir

2019-02-24 10:29

Here are key dates in Sudan since Omar al-Bashir, who announced a nationwide state of emergency following two months of deadly anti-government protests, came to power three decades ago.

 

Sudan protest leaders say accord with army on transitional authority

2019-05-14 05:16

Sudan's protest leaders says they have reached a breakthrough agreement with the country's military rulers on transitional authorities to run the country.

Sudan protesters threaten civil disobedience after army delays

2019-05-09 20:34

Sudanese protest leaders have threatened to launch a nationwide campaign of civil disobedience after accusing the country's military rulers of delaying the transfer of power to a civilian administration.

Sudan protest death toll hits 90: doctors committee

2019-05-06 22:51

Ninety protesters have been killed in protest-related violence across Sudan since demonstrations against ousted president Omar al-Bashir erupted in December, a doctors' committee says.

Sudanese military invites protesters to talks amid tensions

2019-04-24 21:35

Sudan's ruling military council has proposed a meeting with the organisers of the protests that toppled President Omar al-Bashir after they suspended talks with the generals over the weekend.

Sudan arrests al-Bashir's brothers, amid gigantic protests

2019-04-18 20:34

Protesters in Sudan are calling for new street demonstrations to pressure the ruling military council to speed up the transition of power to a civilian government.

How Sudan's protesters upped the ante, and forced al-Bashir from power

2019-04-12 10:03

By the time al-Bashir stepped down protests had taken hold in more than 35 cities across the country. People took to the streets in more and more places following the first demonstration in the northern Nile-side town of Atbara.

UK FM says he's against military rule in Sudan

2019-04-12 05:29

British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt says two years of potential military rule in Sudan "is not the answer" for "real change" in the country.

Sudanese officials say army forced president to step down, official announcement pending

2019-04-11 07:56

Senior Sudanese officials say army forced President al-Bashir to step down; circumstances unclear.

Thousands on strike in Sudan calling for president's ouster

2019-03-05 21:47

Sudanese opposition groups launch strike in support of protests calling for longtime President Bashir to step down.

Sudan's Bashir extends ceasefire in two war zones

2019-01-29 08:02

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Monday has extended ceasefires in two conflict-hit states, official media reports, where protest leaders have pushed for anti-government rallies.

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